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Cristiano Ronaldo Pays Tribute to Real Madrid Legend Alfredo Di Stefano

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Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalJuly 7, 2014

The football world lost a true great on Monday, with the passing of Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, at the age of 88—full report here.

Di Stefano's death was met with a touching tribute by current Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo, who posted the above picture on his Instagram account.

Ronaldo added:

It’s a very sad day. For me, for all the madridistas, for the world of football. Don Alfredo leaves us, but not his spirit. His memory will last forever in our hearts, because legends never die. Thanks for everything and rest in peace Maestro. #EternoAlfredo

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